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Heijokyu Ruins, Nara

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Step back in time at Heijokyu Ruins, an ancient Japanese capital from the Nara period and the first historical attraction in Japan declared a World Heritage Site. In 710, the capital, modeled on the capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, was established around present-day Nara. Covered by rice fields for centuries, the settlement was rediscovered in the late 1990s. The palace, once the center of the city, houses the imperial residence, the hall for national ceremonies, and bureaucratic offices. The site also features two gates, a history museum, and an exhibit hall with thousands of archaeological items on display. Arrange to visit Heijokyu Ruins and other attractions in Nara using our Nara sightseeing tool .
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  • In marathon training and use a holiday from 20 years ago. Is determined the two laps of the course decided for yourself 1 about 5 km. You can also go by car and free parking is also two points might go running home from. About 200 ha of heijo-Kyo is recommended as jogging without any stress that trail in width about 2 m of runway, chased the car, go car passes by, enjoyed the scenery of Nara.
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  • Suzaku gate when it came ago was in reconstruction has been rebuilt and stately figure was showing. Heijo-Kyo Palace thought after is very vast, is not very feasible to rebuild it all.
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  •  Lit up at night, is stunning. Is gaped and Nara since time immemorial people like this lovely bears because she could not see, I think. So I think writing is very beautiful and the tour is free of charge if you have time take a look at, and is. May do so but now I have to wait until the end of the month.
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The historic city of Nara has a welcome number of accommodations for an urban area of its importance and popularity. Close to the main train station stand the main high-rise hotels in the city, all towering over the commercial and modern district that greets train travelers on arrival. To the east, things get a little more luxurious, with hotels close to Nara Park particularly well-appointed and rich in additional facilities. Standard hotels stand in a cluster to the southeast of the old palace ruins, while a number of pleasant, no-frills guesthouses can be found in the residential suburbs.
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